Information technology consulting (IT consulting, Computer consultancy, Computing consultancy, technology consulting or business and technology services) is a field that focuses on advising businesses on how best to use information technology to meet their business objectives. In addition to providing advice, IT consultancies often implement, deploy, and administer IT systems on businesses' behalf.


The IT consulting industry can be viewed as a Four-tier system:

  • Professional services firms which maintain large professional workforces and command high bill rates.
  • Staffing firms, which place technologists with businesses on a temporary basis, typically in response to employee absences, temporary skill shortages and technical projects.
  • Independent consultants, who function as employees of staffing firms or as independent contractors in their own right


Related Videos

Information technology consulting (IT consulting, Computer consultancy, Computing consultancy, technology consulting or business and technology services) is a field focused on advising businesses on how best to use information technology to meet their business objectives.

Luci Software Developer - 75px.jpg

Computer trainers teach people how to use and get the most from their computer systems. They prepare and deliver a session or course of training.

Computer Trainer - Malietoa - 75px.jpg

The development management role is the role whose purpose it is to keep the vision on track. This is much like a CEO, who sets the vision for an organization. This of course differs from the COO, who-like a project manager-ensures the day-to-day operations.

Gareth Cronin - Development Manager - 75px.jpg

A Business Analyst (BA) analyses the organisation and design of businesses, government departments, & non-profit organizations & also assess business models and their integration with technology.

Business Analyst - James - 75px.jpg

Network Administrators manage the local area communications network (LAN) within an organization.


Network Administrator - Dipak - 75px.jpg